Research & Teaching

June 6, 2017
The Venture Cafe, Cambridge Innovation Center, 1 Broadway, 5th Floor, Cambridge
Speakers, including Jonathan Buonocore of the Harvard Center for Health & the Global Environment at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will explore the connections between health, climate change and fossil fuel burning.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
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June 10, 2017
Maxwell Dworkin Bldg, 33 Oxford St., Cambridge
Harvard's Science in the News invites you to a free, day-long science conference consisting of talks and interactive demonstrations given by graduate student scientists. This year’s topics include: Climate change, public health, GMOs, heat waves, agriculture, ocean heat content, honeybees, and more!
Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:30pm
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May 19, 2017
Wasserstein Hall, WCC 1010, HLS, 1585 Mass Ave., Cambridge
The Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic at HLS hosts a conversation exploring the limitations of the dominant food policy paradigm, particularly with regards to food security, resilience, biodiversity, and human health. Drawing on their research, the speakers will also present alternative models that engage family farmers and their communities as key participants in food policy decision making
Friday, May 19, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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May 9, 2017
Cannon Room, HMS, 240 Longwood Ave., Boston
The Harvard Global Health Institute welcomes Samuel Myers, MD, MPH, Director of Planetary Health, who will speak on "Planetary Health: A Broader Framing of the Climate/Health Discussion."
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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May 10, 2017
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard-China Project at the Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences welcomes Sarath Guttikinda, Affiliate Associate Research Professor, Desert Research Institute; Founder/Director of UrbanEmissions.Info, who will give a talk on "Using Data to Feed Short- and Long-Term Policy Dialogues on Air Quality in India."
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
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May 1, 2017
Sackler Auditorium, 485 Broadway, Cambridge
Winona LaDuke, award-winning activist and six-time author situated at the intersection of Indigenous rights and environmental justice, will speak on Climate Change, Indigenous Resistance, and Forging a New Democracy: Thoughts for the Present Moment in the 2017 Massey Lectures in American Studies.
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 5:30pm
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April 27, 2017
The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington St., 10th floor, Boston
Jonathan Buonocore, Center for Health & the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Thursday, April 27, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
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April 18, 2017
Harvard Global Health Institute, 42 Church St., Cambridge
The Harvard Global Health Institute hosts Greg Wellenius, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Brown University, who will discuss "Climate Change and Health in New England: Connecting Research to Public Health Practice." Lunch is provided.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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April 28, 2017 to April 29, 2017
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, HMS, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
The Planetary Health Alliance, along with the Rockefeller Foundation, Wellcome Trust, Ecological Society of America, American Geophysical Union, and The Lancet, invite you to the inaugural Planetary Health/GeoHealth Annual Meeting, a two-day event showcasing the extraordinary momentum that is taking place around the world in the field of planetary health while highlighting institutional developments, emerging investigators, research developments, and applications to policy-making and natural resource management.
Friday, April 28, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, April 29, 2017 (All day)
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April 24, 2017
The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge
The Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment and the Environment in Asia Series, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies present a DocYard screening of the film 'Behemoth,' followed by a discussion with director Zhao Liang.
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:00pm
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April 24, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Richard Newell, President and CEO, Resources for the Future
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
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March 29, 2017
Belfer 503, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
This M-RCBG hosted study group will examine the risks and challenges from the perspective of interested stakeholders looking to promote the interests of smallholders.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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March 22, 2017
HGHI, 42 Church St., Cambridge
The Global Health Institute hosts Professor of Environmental Epidemiology Joel Schwartz, who will give a lecture on the intersection of climate and health.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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March 26, 2017
The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN), 14 Summer St., Natick
Noted author, environmental advocate, and Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Eric Chivian will deliver the 2017 Jean and Henry Stone Memorial Lecture on “Human Health and the Environment.”
Sunday, March 26, 2017 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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March 7, 2017
Northwest Building B101, 52 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) hosts Dr. Rita Colwell, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and former director of the National Science Foundation.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
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February 28, 2017
Harvard Global Health Institute, 42 Church St., Cambridge
The Harvard Global Health Institute presents "Hydroelectric Power and Indigenous Health in the North" with Elsie Sunderland, Department of Environmental Health, Chan School of Public Health.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
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February 16, 2017
Geological Museum Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Join New York Times best-selling author Ed Yong as he takes us on a tour through our microbial partners, the microscopic companions that sculpt our organs, protect us from diseases, guide our behavior, and bombard us with their genes.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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February 24, 2017
Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South Bldg, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Weatherhead Center for International Studies hosts an afternoon of “speed talk” presentations by two dozen top scholars in the Boston area highlighting current research findings at the important nexus between food, agriculture, health, society, and the environment.
Friday, February 24, 2017 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
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February 8, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) hosts speaker Dr. Richard Ostfeld, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, for a lunch discussion with students ahead of his February 9th T.H. Chan School of Public Health talk. Dr. Ostfeld is a disease ecologist whose research focuses on the interactions among organisms that influence the risk of human exposure to vector-borne diseases and the dynamics of terrestrial communities.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
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January 26, 2017
Washington Room, Harvard Club, 374 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
Gidon Eshel, Hrdy Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Research Professor of Environmental Science and Physics, speaks as part of the Harvard University Technology Assessment in Health Care Monthly Seminar Series. Continental breakfast will be served.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 -
7:45am to 9:15am
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January 31, 2017
Harvard Global Health Institute, 42 Church St., Cambridge
The Harvard Global Health Institute presents Harvard Law School's Food Law and Policy Clinic Director Emily Broad Leib who will present on "Food Waste Policy: Solutions for People, Planet, Profit."
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 1:00pm
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March 2, 2017
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Hidden Air: Urbanization, the Built Environment and Indoor Air Quality in China" with Gary Adamkiewicz, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health and Exposure Disparities, Department of Environment Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 3:30pm
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February 8, 2017
Science Center Hall C, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
Mario J. Molina, Distinguished Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego; Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1995, on "Air Quality in Megacities: From Mexico City to Beijing."
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
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February 9, 2017
HSPH, FXB G13, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston
The Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) hosts Dr. Richard Ostfeld, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 12:00pm
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January 25, 2017
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard University Center for the Environment invites you to a special screening of Age of Consequences, an investigation of climate change impacts on resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of national security and global stability. Q&A with Executive Producer Sophie Robinson to follow screening.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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January 8, 2017
Hunnewell Building, 125 Arborway, Boston, MA 02130
From garden to gut, David R. Montgomery, PhD, University of Washington, Earth and Space Sciences, and Anne Bikle, MLA, Biologist and Environmental Planner, will present a new view of the tiniest creatures on Earth and how it is changing the way we see nature and ourselves. Hosted by the Arnold Arboretum.
Sunday, January 8, 2017 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
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December 13, 2016
Wasserstein Hall, 2019 Milstein West AB, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
Hosted by the Harvard Global Health Institute, this symposium will bring together a range of Harvard scholars, together with two experts from outside the University, to discuss how to improve health while meeting our commitment to minimizing our climate impact.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
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December 7, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Long-Term Trend and Spatial Pattern of PM2.5-Induced Premature Mortality in China" with Wang Haikun, Associate Professor, School of Environment, Nanjing University.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 3:30pm
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December 7, 2016
Science Center 469, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard History of Science Department’s Modern Sciences Working Group and the History of Medicine Working Group host a special lunch seminar featuring Dr. Gyorgy Scrinis, Senior Lecturer in Food Politics and Policy in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Melbourne, Australia.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
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November 17, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, Cambridge
Join the Sustainability & Health Student Forum at the Harvard Chan School as it holds its inaugural Journal Club session that will explore the emerging field of “Planetary Health” – the health of human civilization and the state of the natural systems on which it depends with Professor Sam Myers, Director of the Planetary Health Alliance.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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November 15, 2016
Starr Auditorium, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Imagine a society 10,000 years from now. Can we protect them from the deadliest, most long-lasting radioactive substances ever produced? The Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School invite you to a film screening of "Containment" followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers, Harvard Professors Peter Galison and Robb Moss.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 -
4:15pm to 6:45pm
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November 15, 2016
HGHI, 42 Church St., Cambridge
The Harvard Global Health Institute hosts Jonathan Buonocore, Program Leader, Climate, Energy, and Health, who will give a talk on "Health Cobenefits of Clean Energy."
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 1:00pm
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November 15, 2016
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard Museum of Natural History presents Justin Rubinstein, Research Geophysicist and Deputy Chief of the Induced Seismicity Project, Menlo Park Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey, for a discussion entitled "Yes, Humans Really are Causing Earthquakes."
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 6:00pm
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November 30, 2016
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard Museum of Natural History presents Megan Epler Wood, Director, International Sustainable Tourism Initiative, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, who will discuss "Sustainable Tourism on a Finite Planet."
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 6:00pm
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November 30, 2016
Milstein East, Wasserstein Hall, HLS, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Union of Concerned Scientists and the Food Law and Policy Clinic of Harvard Law School cordially invite you to a panel discussion about a national food policy. Learn about the ways a national food strategy could make sure every American has access to healthy, affordable food that is fair to workers, good for the environment, and improves farmers' livelihoods.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
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November 17, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
HUCE welcomes Stephan Lewandowsky, Professor of Cognitive Psychology, School of Experimental Psychology and Cabot Institute, University of Bristol, who will discuss "Constraints on the Social Discount Rate Derived from Ethical Ambiguities and Uncertainty about Future Climate Change.”
Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 14, 2016
Starr Auditorium, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Belfer Center's Environment and Natural Resource Project invites you for a conversation about promoting environmental justice and workers' rights, especially in underserved communities and with workers in often invisible positions. Panelists include Julia Liou, Planning and Development Director, Asian Health Services; Matthew Tejada, Director of the Office of Environmental Justice, US Environmental Protection Agency; Natalicia Tracy, Executive Director, Brazilian Worker Center & Brazilian Policy Center; and Trip van Noppen, President, EarthJustice.
Monday, November 14, 2016 -
5:45pm to 7:00pm
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November 4, 2016
Room 310, 3rd Floor, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Michael Starnbach (HMS-MBIB) will lead a discussion exploring the question "What is Chronic Infection?"
Friday, November 4, 2016 -
8:30am to 9:30am
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December 7, 2016
Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden St., Cambridge
Gidon Eshel, Hrdy Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, will give a talk as part of the 2016–2017 Fellows' Presentation Series.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 4:00pm
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October 19, 2016
Science Center Hall B, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
HUCE and National Geographic invite you to a special pre-release screening and discussion of the documentary film, Before the Flood. From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, Before the Flood presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 5:30pm
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October 18, 2016
Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, GSD, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge
The Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) hosts its 2nd Annual Lecture featuring Richard Rogers, a founding partner of Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
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October 7, 2016
Seminar Room 310, 24 Oxford St., 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Ann Hochschild (HMS-MBIB) will discuss "Do bacteria have prions?"
Friday, October 7, 2016 -
8:30am to 9:30am
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September 10, 2016
Starr Auditorium, Belfer 200, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
The aim of this conference is to map emerging technologies that could address global grand challenges, review their disruptive characteristics, identify potential sources of social concern, and outline business models and public policies on how to address the social concerns.
Saturday, September 10, 2016 -
8:30am to 5:30pm
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September 26, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Phil Brown (Northeastern University) will discuss "Post-Belmont Research Ethics: Reporting Personal Exposure Data to Participants."
Monday, September 26, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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September 28, 2016
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
"Heat Exposure and Human Capital Accumulation: Evidence from NYC Public Schools" with Jisung Park, Harvard University.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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December 5, 2016
Rotunda Room, Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, HMS, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
The Center for Health and the Global Environment hosts "The Well Tempered City: Climate Change, Health, Poverty and Our Urban Future" with Steve Curwood, Host, NPR’s Living on Earth; Jack Spengler, Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment; Jonathan Rose, Author, The Well Tempered City; and the Student winner of Courtyard Design Contest.
Monday, December 5, 2016 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
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November 9, 2016
FXB G13, HSPH, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston
The Center for Health and the Global Environment hosts "Local Sustainability: Climate and Health at Harvard and in Boston" with Aaron Bernstein, Assistant Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment; Heather Henriksen, Director, Harvard University Office of Sustainability; and Austin Blackmon, Chief of the Environment Energy and Open Spaces, City of Boston.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:20pm
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October 26, 2016
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, FXB G13, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston
The Center for Health and the Global Environment hosts "Sustainable Urbanization: the Future of Aviation, Buildings and Food" with Aaron Bernstein, Assistant Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment and John Mandyck, Chief Sustainability Officer, United Technologies.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:20pm
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September 22, 2016
Massachusetts Room, Harvard Club of Boston, 374 Commonwealth Ave., Boston
"The Future of Sustainability for Health at the Chan School of Public Health Green Think: How Profit Can Save the Planet" with Joseph Allen, HSPH; Michelle Williams, Dean, HPSH; and Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and Founder, U.S. Green Building Council.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
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May 19, 2016
Room G2, Kresge Bldg, HSPH, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston
"Late Lessons from Early Warnings about Hazards to Health and Environments" with David Gee, Institute of Environment, Health, and Societies, Brunel University, London.
Thursday, May 19, 2016 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
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March 29, 2016
BioLabs Lecture Hall (1080), 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge
The Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) hosts Felicia Keesing, Bard College, who will discuss "The Ecology of Infectious Diseases: A study of tick-borne pathogens."
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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April 12, 2016
FXB G12, HSPH, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston
John D. Spengler and Aaron Bernstein, both of T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will discuss "The Center for Health and the Global Environment: Re-Envisioning Health and Sustainability."
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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April 7, 2016
FXB G12, HSPH, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston
Johnathan Buonocore, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will discuss "Planetary-Scale Primary Prevention for the 21st Century: Health and Climate Benefits of Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and Carbon Mitigation."
Thursday, April 7, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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March 10, 2016
FXB G-12, HSPH, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston
Dr. Joseph Allen and Dr. Memo Cedeno, both of HSPH, will discuss "Merging Building Science with Health Science."
Thursday, March 10, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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February 25, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Zhang Yuqiang, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will discuss "Co-benefits of Global Greenhouse Gas Mitigation for US Air Quality and Health through Dynamical Downscaling, and its Application to China."
Thursday, February 25, 2016 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
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February 26, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Urban air pollution: It's getting better all the time?" with William H. Brune, Pennsylvania State University.
Friday, February 26, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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February 18, 2016
Room S250, CGIS South Bldg, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
William A. Masters, Professor, Tufts University, will discuss "The Big Picture for Global Hunger: Recent Transitions in Agriculture, Public Policy, and Nutrition."
Thursday, February 18, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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February 25, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Jay T. Cullen, University of Victoria, will discuss "Experiences in science and risk communication with the public about the Fukushima Dai-ichi disaster."
Thursday, February 25, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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February 12, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Jay Turner, Washington University in St. Louis, will discuss "Air Quality in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia: Impact Assessment of a Residential Heating Stove Replacement Program and Long-Term Prospects for Improving Health Outcomes."
Friday, February 12, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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January 29, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Jason Surratt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will discuss "Secondary Organic Aerosol Formation from Isoprene Oxidation: Implications for Air Quality, Climate, and Public Health."
Friday, January 29, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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April 11, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Cara Kiernan Fallon (Harvard, History of Science) presents "Healthy Forever? Aging, Mobility, and the Transformation of Later Life."
Monday, April 11, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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March 21, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Aziza Ahmed (Northeastern Law School) presents "Risk, Feminism, and AIDS."
Monday, March 21, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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February 22, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Lisa Haushofer (Harvard, History of Science/Chemical Heritage Foundation) presents "Pepsin Era - Artificially Digested Foods and the Eating Body."
Monday, February 22, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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February 19, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford St. 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Max Essex, HSPH-IID, will discuss "HIV/AIDS in Africa: Viral genetic linkage to monitor treatment as prevention."
Friday, February 19, 2016 -
8:30am to 9:30am
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January 29, 2016
Kang Room S050, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Reischauer Institute Japan Forum and Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations presents Brett L. Walker, Visiting Professor of Japanese Studies, Harvard University & Professor of History, Montana State University who will discuss, “Natural and Unnatural Disasters: 3/11, Asbestos, and the Unmaking of Japan's Modern World."
Friday, January 29, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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March 2, 2016
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Anna Aizer, Brown University, and Janet Currie, Princeton University, will discuss “Children's Lead Levels and Black White Test Score Gaps."
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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December 3, 2015
Northwest Labs B103, 52 Oxford St., Cambridge
“What We Talk About When We Talk About Food”
Thursday, December 3, 2015 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
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December 12, 2015
Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
A Harvard Museum of Natural History Family Program, presented in collaboration with the Affective Neuroscience & Development Lab at Harvard.
Saturday, December 12, 2015 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
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November 14, 2015
Room B-1, William James Hall, 33 Kirkland St., Cambridge
The thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations is creating space for dramatic change and improvement in Cuba’s economy, society, and built environment.
Saturday, November 14, 2015 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
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October 27, 2015
CGIS Knafel, Bowie-Vernon Room K262, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
A conference presented by the Harvard University Asia Center and the Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 -
9:00am to 5:30pm
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October 23, 2015
Pierce Hall, 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Denise Mauzerall, Professor of Environmental Engineering and International Affairs, Princeton, will discuss “Climate, Air Quality, and Health Implications of China’s Energy and Agricultural Future.”
Friday, October 23, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 19, 2015
Gutman Conference Center, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge
Tech to Reconnect presents a discussion with Dr. Gabriel Miller, Director of Research and Development, San Diego Zoo Global.
Monday, October 19, 2015 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
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October 19, 2015
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, FXB G12, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston
John Mandyck, Chief Sustainability Officer of United Technologies, will speak about his new book, "Food Foolish"
Monday, October 19, 2015 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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October 19, 2015
Bartos Theater, Wiesner Building, MIT, 20 Ames St., Cambridge
Allison Macfarlane, George Washington University; former Chair, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will discuss “After Fukushima: Making Nuclear Energy Safer.”
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
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September 30, 2015
Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge
Screening of Michael Graziano’s Documentary, “Resistance”
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 5:00pm
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September 21, 2015
Grafton Street Pub & Grill, 1230 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
Please join world-renowned scientist and public health advocate Dr. Arlene Blum and the Harvard Office for Sustainability for a lunch discussion on the chemicals in your everyday personal care and household products.
Monday, September 21, 2015 -
11:30am to 12:30pm
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October 5, 2015
S010 Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Han Seung-Soo, Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on Disaster Risk Reduction and Water; former Prime Minister of South Korea, will lead a discussion on global sustainability.
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 4:15pm
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October 2, 2015
HUCE Seminar Room 310, 24 Oxford St., 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Cammie Lesser, HMS-Medicine, will discuss “Bacterial Protein Delivery Systems: From Agents of Pathogenesis to Vectors for Novel Therapeutics.”
Friday, October 2, 2015 -
8:30am to 9:30am
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November 30, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
John P. McCaskey, Department of History, Columbia University, will discuss “Universal Laws and the Case of Cholera”
Monday, November 30, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 23, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Stu Marvel, Emory University, will discuss “The 'Nature' of Queer Families: Tracking the Socio-Technics of the Fertility Clinic.”
Monday, November 23, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 16, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Saptarishi Bandopadhyay, Harvard Law School, will discuss “What We Talk About when We Talk About Disasters: Early Modern Precedents for 21st-Century Disaster Management.”
Monday, November 16, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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October 19, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Myles Jackson, Gallatin Research Excellence Professor of the History of Science; Professor of History, Faculty of Arts and Science, NYU, will discuss “The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS and Race.”
Monday, October 19, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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October 2, 2015
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Melissa Weitz, Office of Atmospheric Programs, Climate Change Division, EPA, will discuss “EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data.”
Friday, October 2, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 18, 2015
Weil Town Hall, Belfer Building, 1st Floor, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Dante Pesce, CEO at VINCULAR Center for Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development, will discuss “Corporate Sustainability and Human Rights: Policy Challenges.”
Friday, September 18, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 30, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jonathan Buonocore, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard School of Public Health, will discuss "Health and Climate Benefits of Different Energy-efficiency and Renewable Energy Choices."
Monday, November 30, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 22, 2015
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge
The Harvard Museum of Natural History presents a talk and book signing with Dan Fagin, Associate Professor of Journalism and Director of the Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, Carter Institute of Journalism, New York University.
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 6:00pm
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November 5, 2015
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge
In collaboration with the Harvard College Conservation Society, The Harvard Museum of Natural History presents a talk with M. Sanjayan, Executive Vice President and Senior Scientist, Conservation International.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 6:00pm
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October 5, 2015
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge
John D. Spengler, Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment and Yamaguchi Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation, Harvard School of Public Health; Joseph Allen, Program Leader, Healthy Buildings, Center for Health and the Global Environment and Assistant Professor of Exposure Assessment Science, Harvard School of Public Health; and Julia Africa, Program Leader, Nature, Health, & the Built Environment, Harvard School of Public Health, will lead a discussion on “How Does the Environment Affect Our Health?"
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 6:00pm
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September 25, 2015
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford St. 3rd floor, Cambridge
Melissa Martin, HMS-Ophthalmology, will discuss "Identification of Genes that Determine Sensitivity to Antibiotics in Staphylococcus Aureus."
Friday, September 25, 2015 -
8:30am to 9:30am
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October 5, 2015
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
Join faculty from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for a wide-ranging discussion examining four major global health threats that are challenging the lives and health of people in the US and globally.
Monday, October 5, 2015 -
9:00am to 1:30pm
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October 1, 2015
Science Center Plaza, Harvard University, Cambridge
Join CommuterChoice for our 2nd annual Green Transportation Celebration. Transportation stakeholders and student groups will feature the many options for making your travel safer, healthier, and more efficient.
Thursday, October 1, 2015 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
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September 10, 2015
Knafel Gymnasium, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, 18 Mason Street, Cambridge
"The Role of Universities in Addressing the Most Pressing Global Health Challenges."
Thursday, September 10, 2015 -
8:30am to 4:00pm
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September 9, 2015
Harvard Medical School, NRB 457, 4th Floor (77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston)
Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Duke University School of Medicine, will discuss "Novel Genomic Paradigms for Early Detection of Acute and Chronic Disease."
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 4:00pm
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October 7, 2015
Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge
Join a panel of thought leaders from Boston and beyond to examine how Boston will manage the impending impacts of climate change.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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September 8, 2015
K262, the Bowie-Vernon Room, Knafel Building, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Andreas Mitzschke, Maastricht University, will present on "Competing, Conflicting, and Contested Futures: Temporal Imaginaries in the GM Crops Controversy".
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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May 1, 2015
G-11, Francois-Xavier Bagnoud (FXB) Building, 651 Huntington Ave., Boston
Xia Wan, Associate Professor, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences; School of Basic Medicine, Peking Union Medical College
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 11:00am
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April 10, 2015
Haller Hall, Geological Museum (Rm 102), 24 Oxford St, Cambridge
“Evolution of multidrug resistant Enterococcus faecalis during an extended hospital outbreak” with Daria Van Tyne (HMS- Ophthalmology)
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 8:30am
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April 10, 2015
Harvard Medical School, Armenise Amphitheater, 210 Longwood Avenue, Boston
Hosted by the Harvard Medical School and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Friday, April 10, 2015 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
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April 9, 2015
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Kresge Building, Room 502, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston
Joel Schwartz, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology and Sam Myers, Senior Research Scientist, Dept. of Environmental Health
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 12:30pm
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April 1, 2015
Kresge G1 (Snyder Auditorium), Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston
Dr. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute of Columbia University, will speak on Food in the Age of Sustainable Development.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 1, 2015
Science Center SC469, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Vivian Nutton, Emeritus Professor of the History of Medicine at University College London and a Fellow of the British Academy and the Academia Europaea
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 - 4:00pm
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April 3, 2015
Tufts University, Behrakis Auditorium, Jaharis Family Center for Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences, 150 Harrison Avenue, Boston
The event will bring together water experts from across the country to discuss issues and solutions to today’s water challenges. This year, the event includes special guest and co-host, the ClearWater Initiative, an organization actively working to expand clean water access in Uganda.
Friday, April 3, 2015 (All day)
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February 27, 2015
Harvard Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street 1st Floor, Cambridge
The Symposium will feature 20 Harvard faculty members from 8 schools and a dozen departments giving 7 minute "speed presentations" on their current Food+ research
Friday, February 27, 2015 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
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April 13, 2015
Room 100F, Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Emily Harrison (Harvard, History of Science), "Infant Science and Health Adventuring: Global Intervention around Infant Mortality"
Monday, April 13, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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March 23, 2015
Room 100F, Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Dan Navon (Harvard, Robert Wood Johnson Fellow), "Mobilizing Mutations: New Kinds of People at the Intersection of Genetics and Patient Advocacy"
Monday, March 23, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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February 4, 2015
Office of Career Services, Conference Room, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge
Come to this panel discussion to explore pathways into scientific careers beyond bench research. You'll hear from scientists who are using their scientific background in business, technology, and other fields.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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January 15, 2015
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
“Urban Water Supply-Demand Management Under Uncertainty: A Portfolio-Based Approach Applied to Melbourne, Australia and Kunming, China”
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 3:30pm
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November 12, 2014
L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building), 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Dams, Water Quality, and Infant Mortality: Evidence from South Africa" with Elizabeth Walker, Harvard University
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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November 6, 2014
Harvard Global Health Institute, 104 Mt. Auburn St., 3rd floor, Cambridge
An Informal Conversation with William Clark, Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy and Human Development, Harvard Kennedy School
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 12:00pm
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October 22, 2014
34 Concord Ave, Cambridge, MA
"Global Environmental Threats: How a Medical Model May Help Us Understand Them"
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 3:15pm
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November 6, 2014
Jefferson Hall, Room 250, Harvard University, 17 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Catastrophic Risks: The Downsides of Advancing Technology" with Martin Rees, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University; Astronomer Royal; President, Royal Society (2005-2010). With Panelists: Sven Beckert, Laird Bell Professor of History; George Daley, Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School; Jennifer Hochschild, Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government; Daniel Schrag, Director, Harvard University Center for the Environment. Moderated by: Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies
Thursday, November 6, 2014 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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October 17, 2014
Building II, Room 426, Harvard School of Public Health, 655 Huntington Avenue, Boston
Evan Peet, Research Fellow, Department of Global Health and Population, "Environment and Human Capital: The Effects of Early-Life Pollution Exposure in the Philippines"
Friday, October 17, 2014 - 12:30pm
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October 3, 2014
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Get an overview of the food system and then delve into its four primary categories: production, marketing and distribution, nutrition, and waste. Hear from Harvard-affiliated speakers about how they are working to Food Better or innovate within the topic areas.
Friday, October 3, 2014 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
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November 17, 2014
Room 100F, Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford Street
Heather Paxson (MIT, Anthropology) on "Regulating Microbial Ecologies: Policy and Practice in Artisanal Cheesemaking"
Monday, November 17, 2014 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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March 31, 2014
HSPH, Kresge, Room 502, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston
“Do pollinators matter for human nutrition?” with Alicia Ellis
Monday, March 31, 2014 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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June 19, 2014
George Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Urban agriculture is rapidly joining the fabric of cities as an economically viable contributor to sustainable buildings, sites and neighborhoods. This course includes detailed case studies and technical information for planning and design professionals to help craft imaginative and sustainable dimensions to their projects.
Thursday, June 19, 2014 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
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September 10, 2013
Science Center, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Participate in a day of events and activities highlighting the importance of honey bees and beekeeping to biodiversity, the food supply, and human health.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 -
1:00pm to 9:00pm
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